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And His Guitar/The Guitar Genius

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All Music Guide - Bruce Eder
This is an enjoyable reissue from the RCA Chet Atkins catalog, combining two adjoining albums -- The Guitar Genius and Chet Atkins and His Guitar -- from the mid-'60s onto one very clean if spare CD, with no annotation or session information. Guitar instrumental fans will probably find more to like in the 12 songs off of Chet Atkins and His Guitar than the ten from The Guitar Genius -- which are weighted down with vocals a bit too frequently -- but it's all a serious sonic pleasure, very clean and bright, if at times a bit too languid for rock & roll, though the version of "Heartbreak Hotel" here will even impress fans on the latter ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Bruce Eder
This is an enjoyable reissue from the RCA Chet Atkins catalog, combining two adjoining albums -- The Guitar Genius and Chet Atkins and His Guitar -- from the mid-'60s onto one very clean if spare CD, with no annotation or session information. Guitar instrumental fans will probably find more to like in the 12 songs off of Chet Atkins and His Guitar than the ten from The Guitar Genius -- which are weighted down with vocals a bit too frequently -- but it's all a serious sonic pleasure, very clean and bright, if at times a bit too languid for rock & roll, though the version of "Heartbreak Hotel" here will even impress fans on the latter level.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/27/2004
  • Label: Collectables
  • UPC: 090431730621
  • Catalog Number: 7306
  • Sales rank: 103,650

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Chet Atkins Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Stephen Foster Composer
Chet Atkins Composer
Elvis Presley Composer
Boudleaux Bryant Composer
Buddy DeSylva Composer
Wally Gold Composer
Johnny Green Composer
Edward Heyman Composer
Charles L. Johnson Composer
Willie Jones Composer
John D. Loudermilk Composer
Webb Pierce Composer
Aaron Schroeder Composer
James Rich Composer
Nico Carstens Composer
Mae Boren Axton Composer
Tommy Durden Composer
Douglas Furber Composer
Bud Landress Composer
Anna Sosenko Composer
Neville Fleeson Composer
Albert Von Tilzer Composer
Traditional Composer
Joe Avants Composer
Robert Katscher Composer
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